Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Around the Tree and Around the World - 3 more years!

"Around the Tree and Around the World"  was originally created and shared for Christmas 2010, and has been one of my most popular posts. Now that I've had 3 more years of travels, I've collected many more ornaments and decided it's time to update with my newest additions from more recent travels.

I've been featuring my newest additions on instagram this week, so for this week's #igtravelthursday blog post, I am thrilled to present the second installment of my collection of Christmas tree ornaments from around the world. My rule is that each ornament must be hand-made of natural materials and aquired in the country I travelled to. No plastic, no factory or mass-produced pieces. While some are specifically designed to be ornaments, others are pieces I've modified with a hook in order to hang on the tree - but all have been crafted in the country of origin.  The newest aquisitions are from: Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Ecuador, India, Kenya, Morocco, Namibia, Peru, South Africa, St. Lucia, Nicaragua, and UAE. You can click on the title of each slideshow to take you to the full gallery of each region. Enjoy, and happy holidays!


Asia Christmas Ornaments - Images by Kymri Wilt


Africa Christmas Ornaments - Images by Kymri Wilt


South America Christmas Ornaments - Images by Kymri Wilt


Europe Christmas Ornaments - Images by Kymri Wilt


Mexico/Central America/Caribbean Christmas Ornaments - Images by Kymri Wilt


North American Christmas Ornaments - Images by Kymri Wilt

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